All the numbers and stats ahead of the biggest derby in Welsh rugby….
Scarlets v Ospreys
At Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli, 3pm.
Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU, 169th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Adam Jones, Simon Rees (both WRU)
Citing Commissioner: Jeff Mark (WRU)
TMO: Tim Hayes (WRU)
Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:
Played 30, Scarlets won 11, Ospreys won 18 with 1 game drawn.
Did you know?
- Scarlets have lost just one of their last four Guinness PRO14 encounters: 20-33 in Connacht in round 4.
- Scarlets are unbeaten in their last 24 home games in the Championship, only Leinster have had two longer sequences of success at home.
- Scarlets have won their last nine fixtures against fellow Welsh regions in the Championship.
- Ospreys only defeat this season was in Munster in round 3.
- Ospreys won their most recent away game 22-8 over Zebre,but have not won successive away games in the Guinness PRO14 since March 2017.
- Ospreys only defeat in their last six matches against fellow Welsh regions was in this equivalent fixture at Parc y Scarlets in round 11 last season.
- Ospreys most recent victory over Scarlets was at Liberty Stadium in December 2016 whilst they have not triumphed in Llanelli since Boxing Day 2015.